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Service to Others, Service to God

Service to Others, Service to God

Service to God, in spiritual or religious terms, can become a grandiose, almost inaccessible concept. Something only great mystics and ...
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How can we reorient ourselves towards the divine?

How can we reorient ourselves towards the divine?

We all get preoccupied with where we’re not. I mean, I get letters from people all the time with vivid ...
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What Do People Do on the Other-Side?

What Do People Do on the Other-Side?

Your loved ones who have passed on have probably been gone awhile now … whether it's a few weeks, months ...
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Realizing Your Deepest Intention

Realizing Your Deepest Intention

The Buddha taught that this whole life – including our thoughts, feelings and actions – arise from the tip of ...
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Have you had a hugging dream?

Have you had a hugging dream?

Did you know that many of us visit the Spirit World when we sleep? We’re all aware that our physical ...
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Life's Essential Truth: Impermanence

Life’s Essential Truth: Impermanence

“Birth and death in every breath…”—Deva Premal and Miten Recently, a dear friend told me that he is moving back ...
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The Mystery of the Eternal Now

The Mystery of the Eternal Now

People have become convinced that there is a spiritual benefit to living in the present. This is a surprising phenomenon, ...
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What does it really mean to live in our truth?

What does it really mean to live in our truth?

Knowing you’re God and being God are two different things. I mean intellectually, we all know we’re God – most of us ...
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The Game of Balance and Liberation

The Game of Balance and Liberation

There is a story about an old Zen monk who was dying, who had finished everything and was about to ...
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Why is it so important to face our low points on the path?

Why is it so important to face our low points on the path?

We have all been enchanted with getting high and having a free awareness, and so we have tried to repress ...
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Seeing God's Face in an Orchid

Seeing God’s Face in an Orchid

Does God have a face? Absolutely. But not just one—an infinite number. As many faces as there are humans, animals, ...
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A Reflection on My Family’s Holiday Tradition

A Reflection on My Family’s Holiday Tradition

“Christmas is a holiday that we celebrate not as individuals nor as a nation, but as a human family.” — ...
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How can we release attachment to the rational mind?

How can we release attachment to the rational mind?

To facilitate the exploration of the mind it is helpful to understand the various levels of reality, to examine the ...
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A Luminous Gift For You: Poetic Practice

A Luminous Gift For You: Poetic Practice

In the open hearted spirit of this season of beauty in the darkness and celestial light, may your light shine ...
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Divine Messages | Inspired Guidance

Divine Messages | Inspired Guidance

A plow was loudly pushing the snow from our drive way. I waited in the softly lit hallway with the dogs. I ...
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The Most Revolutionary Idea Is Here - and It’s Catching On

The Most Revolutionary Idea Is Here – and It’s Catching On

In a news-driven society more attention is paid to events that will soon fade away than to ideas that could ...
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Three Attitudes that Nourish a Liberating Practice

Three Attitudes that Nourish a Liberating Practice

A key spiritual inquiry is, “In this moment, what most serves awakening?” Rather than a particular style of meditation practice, ...
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What are the stages of the journey towards the Living Spirit?

What are the stages of the journey towards the Living Spirit?

Welcome! It’s so graceful to share the journey. We’ve been on the journey a long time together. We’ve gone through ...
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What are the qualities of a true Guru?

What are the qualities of a true Guru?

All beings are involved in an evolutionary journey. In the course of history, and far into pre-recorded history, beings have ...
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Part 1 – Healing Anxiety – How Meditation Frees Us

Part 1 – Healing Anxiety – How Meditation Frees Us

Anxiety and the fear of failure is a pervasive suffering around the world. It is also increasing—along with the pace ...
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5 Holiday Survival Tips For Sensitives

5 Holiday Survival Tips For Sensitives

Here we are! The “almost” end of the calendar year, stepping into the last month of 2018 and winding down ...
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Where Is God in This?

Where Is God in This?

When things aren’t going well, or the situation seems dire or extremely painful, we can call ourselves back from the ...
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How does embodying our own truth facilitate freedom for all?

How does embodying our own truth facilitate freedom for all?

The question is about the balance between inner work (work on yourself) and outer work. I’ll tell you, each person ...
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Hold Desires Lightly

Hold Desires Lightly

Be aware of wanting inside your own mind. What do you want? The Practice: Hold desires lightly. Why? Getting caught up ...
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Write a New Holiday Story..and Still Honor Your Memories

Write a New Holiday Story..and Still Honor Your Memories

Dearest you, Hope you’ve been having a week of balanced self-care after the dunk and immersion in the holiday frenzy ...
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What does it mean to ‘Be Here Now’?

What does it mean to ‘Be Here Now’?

I kept hoping to get esoteric teachings from Maharaji, but when I asked, “How can I become enlightened?” he said things ...
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Meditate your stress away!

Meditate your stress away!

Meditation is is what many people associate with Spirituality and may be considered old fashioned to the very modern thinking individuals ...
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The Power of Affirmation

The Power of Affirmation

Affirmations are our way of opening ourselves up to the best that we are, and to the best that the ...
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The Jewel in the Lotus: Cultivating Compassion

The Jewel in the Lotus: Cultivating Compassion

The compassion that arises from mindful awareness can heal our inner wounds, interpersonal conflict and the suffering in our world ...
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A gift of a new beginning

The Gift of a New Beginning

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without ...
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